Ile-de-Sein tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ile-de-Sein in Finistere

Visit Ile-de-Sein: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: As well as lovely scenery you will also enjoy exploring the village on the remote island of Ile-de-Sein, now listed among the most beautiful villages in France

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ile-de-Sein. For detailed visitor information see the Ile-de-Sein travel guide.

Ile-de-Sein is situated in the Finistere department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 56 kilometres from Quimper, the department capital (general information: Ile-de-Sein is 538 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Ile-de-Sein include "most beautiful village".

Popular places to visit nearby include Pont-Croix at 27 km and Camaret at 32 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ile-de-Sein, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ile-de-Sein in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Finistere

Map of places to visit near Ile-de-Sein

Markets in and near Ile-de-Sein

  • Audierne: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Pont-Croix: market Thursday (27km)
  • Crozon: market Monday (35km)
  • Le Conquet: market Tuesday (36km)
  • Douarnenez: market Wednesday & Monday & Friday (39km)
  • Penmarch: market Friday (46km)
  • Saint-Renan: market Saturday all day (47km)
  • Brest: market every day (47km)
  • Guilvinec: market Sunday - seasonal market only (50km)
  • Guilvinec: market Tuesday (50km)

More information about Ile-de-Sein, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ile-de-Sein, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ile-de-Sein.


  • Océanopolis (50km)

Enclos paroissial churches

  • Argol (46km)
  • Plougastel-Daoulas (51km)

Grand sites of France

  • Pointe du Raz (8km)

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Renan (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Conservatoire botanique du Stangalac'h (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe de Penhir (29km)
  • Baie de Douarnenez (29km)
  • Presqu'île de Kermorvan (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Brest (47km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ile-de-Sein

Canton: Pont-Croix

Arrondissement: Quimper

Department: Finistere

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 29990

Distance to Ile-de-Sein

from Quimper (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 538 km

from Calais: 582 km

from Nice: 1053 km

from Bordeaux: 484 km

from Strasbourg: 933 km

Getting here

Ile-de-Sein is in the north-west of France. Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car from one of the many cross-channel ports along the Brittany and Normandy coast. These are typically within 2 hours drive. For driving distances to Ile-de-Sein from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have found no other towns and villages within

This page in French: Visiter Ile-de-Sein